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Old 4th Feb 2020, 16:33
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Sorry, I'll post another one if you want.
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Old 5th Feb 2020, 00:50
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First thoughts were something like the long-nosed Blenheim (can’t remember what mark that is) but this looked older. so perhaps a Boulton Paul Overstrand but that’s not it.

It’s a Potez 540 which went into service the same year, 1934, as the Overstrand.

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Old 5th Feb 2020, 01:09
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Potez 540 is correct. oncemorealoft has control.
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Sorry, unable to upload currently. Open House please.
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Old 5th Feb 2020, 20:33
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I was wondering If the holder was for an IPad or an Android?
and the make of the touchscreen on the right.
Does anyone know what these instruments were actually intended for?
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Old 6th Feb 2020, 08:36
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It was a mirror so the pilot could adjust his moustache before leaving the aircraft................
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Old 6th Feb 2020, 10:11
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No ,it was an air-log driven moving -map display......
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Old 8th Feb 2020, 11:57
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Almost three days at OH.
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Old 8th Feb 2020, 13:46
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I quite like the leisurely pace TBh.................
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Old 8th Feb 2020, 14:04
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Try this one
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Old 8th Feb 2020, 14:15
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Looks like it's been swimming for a while.
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Old 8th Feb 2020, 14:38
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Originally Posted by dook
Looks like it's been swimming for a while.
That is true.
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Possibly Japanese...?
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Possibly Japanese...?
Not Japanese
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Old 8th Feb 2020, 17:21
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Hmmm. Iím thinking itís a US navy aeroplane, lost off a training carrier on the Great Lakes in WW2.
Havenít several been recovered and then subject to an ownership challenge?
Actual type eludes me.
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Originally Posted by BSD
Hmmm. Iím thinking itís a US navy aeroplane, lost off a training carrier on the Great Lakes in WW2.
Havenít several been recovered and then subject to an ownership challenge?
Actual type eludes me.
This aircraft was not one of those in the Great Lakes it went into the drink in Europe.
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Old 8th Feb 2020, 19:43
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It doesn't seem too badly corroded so was it in fresh water ?

Looking at the liquid bowl compass it might be German or Russian.

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Originally Posted by dook
It doesn't seem too badly corroded so was it in fresh water ?

Looking at the liquid bowl compass it might be German or Russian.
Yes certainly recovered from freshwater and it was one of those two countries of manufacture.
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